Cynthia Rando


Cynthia Rando is the Founder/CEO of Sophic Synergistics, LLC. She has spent 15 years in the field of Human Centered Design including 12 years at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. During this time she provided extensive leadership to the organization addressing several critical areas in Human Factors and Human Centered design including: interface design, ergonomics, safety and risk mitigation strategies, usability and user experience, accident investigation and root cause analysis activities. She was also instrumental in implementing several culture change initiatives and innovative solutions for the agency, including: the U.S. Governments’ first use of crowdsourcing, the Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation and the NASA Human Health and Performance Center.

Cynthia is a member of the Board of Directors for the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics and is also a Certified Human Factors Professional. She received her B.S. and M.S. in Human Factors Engineering from Clemson University and an MBA from Northeastern University. She has also taught Human Factors and Ergonomics course material at the University of Houston Clear Lake.

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Whether you are a large, small or entrepreneurial organization we offer something for you! Combined we have more than 25 years working with organizations and individuals in the areas of: Human Centered Design, User Experience, Innovation, Strategic Leadership, Organizational Insight and Culture Change Initiatives, Solution Sourcing, Performance Optimization, Human Factors Engineering, and Ergonomics.


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